Flashcards in Pt.2 - American West - Expansion, Conflict & Consolidation Deck (25):
Who were Pioneers?
First people to go West
- Fur Trappers
- Mountain Men
Who were Carpet Baggers?
Northern Businessmen who went South to buy the cheap land after the Civil War
When was the Sand Creek Massacre?
Which American Colonel led the Colorado Militia?
An army created of Volunteers
Of which state was the American Militia from?
How many Sioux died in the Sand Creek Massacre?
When did Chivington & the Colorado Militia attack the Sioux camp?
When all the men were out hunting
What was Scalping?
Removing the skin from the top of the head
Why did the Sioux Scalp?
-Believed it would trap the enemies soul on Earth
-They would not enter the after life
-Seen as Savage
What state is Salt Lake City in?
Significance of Salt Lake City?
Brigham Young to the Mormons there in 1846
When did Brigham Young take the Mormons to the Salt Lake City?
What was the Timber & Culture Act?
Could get extra land if you planted 60 acres of trees (Homestead Act)
When was the Timber & Culture Act?
What was the Dawes Act?
Broke up large Reservations into smaller family sized areas
When was the Dawes Act?
What was the AIM of the Dawes Act 1887?
Destroy the strength of tribes and power of chiefs
When was the Transcontinental Railroad completed?
Where was the Transcontinental Railroad completed?
Promintory Point, Utah
What did the 13th Amendment do?
When was the 13th Amendment?
Who fought in the Civil War?
South and North America
- Slave owning states
- Non-Slave owning states
What is the Southern independence movement called?